Notice from WorkSafe BC

Jan 27, 2012

WorkSafeBC and our staff across the province want to express our sincere condolences to everyone in Burns Lake regarding the recent tragic accident at the Babine Forest Products Mill on January 20th.

WorkSafeBC investigations staff are currently conducting interviews in Burns Lake regarding the accident and ask that anyone having information that may help the investigation to contact WorkSafeBC Investigations between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on weekdays at 1-888-621-7233 to arrange an interview.

In addition, WorkSafeBC has a case management team in place to support injured workers and their families during the acute injury and rehabilitation phase.

To help answer your questions, including who the members of your care team are, what benefits you're entitled to, and rehabilitation and other service offerings, please contact WorkSafeBC's case management team at 1-800-663-6623.

Finally, if you believe you have experienced a workplace injury relating to the recent event and have not yet registered a claim, please contact our Teleclaim Centre to register your claim with a WorkSafeBC staff member at 1 888 WORKERS (967-5377) or #5377 on the Telus, Rogers and Bell mobile networks.

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